LOS ANGELES, CA (September 26, 2019) – BOOM! Studios, in partnership with 20th Century Fox, revealed today a first look at ANGEL #6.Acclaimed filmmaker and writer Bryan Edward Hill (American Carnage, Batman & The Outsiders) and artist Gleb Melnikov, along with series creator and story consultant Joss Whedon (the visionary writer/director behind Firefly,Marvel’s The Avengers, and more) reimagine the groundbreaking pop culture phenomenon as the world deals with the consequences of the open HELLMOUTH, available in stores October 2019.
With Angel trapped in the HELLMOUTH with the Slayer, the rest of his newly formed team has their hands full dealing with the fallout in Los Angeles. Will this gang of supernatural crime-solvers be able to protect Los Angeles from the shockwaves of the Hellmouth’s opening… and from newly arrived vampire, Spike?
ANGEL #6 features a main cover by artist Dan Panosian (Slots, Batman: Arkham Knight), along with variant cover by horror illustrator Scott Buoncristiano (Harry Potter: Magical Film Projections, Dead Rabbit), artist Goñi Montes (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) and more.
Created by visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Marvel’s The Avengersfilm franchise), Angel premiered on the WB Network on October 5th, 1999 and was a spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The series ran for five seasons from 1999–2004, starring David Boreanaz as Angel, the tortured vampire destined to walk the earth with a soul who moved to LA to set up shop as a supernatural private investigator. Despite Angel’s best efforts to deal with the sins of his past all by himself, Angel Investigations soon became home to other lost souls searching for redemption and willing to fight by his side.
ANGELis the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Futureby Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Something is Killing the Childrenby James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Faithlessby Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbottby Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury the Ledeby Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Klausby Grant Morrison and Dan Mora; and Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Fireflyfrom Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy the Vampire Slayerfrom Jordie Bellaire and David López; Angelfrom Bryan Edward Hill and Gleb Melnikov; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangersfrom Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of ANGEL #6 will be available for sale on October 23, 2019 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.comto find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
For continuing news on ANGELcomic books, graphic novels and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned towww.boom-studios.comand follow @boomstudioson Twitter. And follow Buffy the Vampire Slayeron Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
ABOUT BOOM! STUDIOS
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Firefly, WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.
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